In accordance with the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association By-law 3.04 the following communities will be hosting their Community Elections.

If you are interested in nominating an individual or running for a position for one of these communities, or would like more information, please contact the following respective board member.

Community Board Contact:

Eskasoni – Pricilla Gould,;
Acadia – Anna Decoursey, (902) 742-2770;
Membertou – Irene Long (902) 270-2041,;
Indian Brook – Florence Gehue, (902) 758-1443,;
Glooscap – Connie Pineo, (902)825-8314,;
Paqtnkek – Rose Julian, (902)386-2857,; and
Off Reserve Central – Barb Dorey, (902) 895-3448,

3.04 Community Election Process
a.) Members of each respective community must conduct an election process every two years. NSNWA Community Election Protocols are available from the NSNWA head office.
b.) Notices of the dates to be advertised in the Mi’kmaq/Maliseet News, as well as in the communities.
c.) Results of the community election process must be submitted within 30days of the event.

Election Particulars:

Community       Election Date                       Time    Location
Eskasoni            Saturday Sept. 22, 2012     TBA     TBA
Acadia                Saturday Sept. 15, 2012      2pm     Youth Centre -Tentative
Membertou       Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012       1pm      Seniors Centre Membertou
Indian Brook    Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012   6pm     TBA
Glooscap            Tuesday, July 3, 2012         6pm     Glooscap Health Centre
Paqtnkek           TBA                                         TBA      TBA
Off Reserve       TBA                                         TBA      TBA
(Central Region)

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